Twenty-foot robots, blast holes in the walls, and tank tread embedded in polymer paneling all support the brand of this "better burger" concept.

Amaize restaurant in Doral, Florida, is the flagship store in a planned chain of fast-casual eateries serving Latin-inspired gourmet food. Located just outside Miami, the 2,760-square-foot store serves an average of 3,300 arepas — the restaurant's signature dish — on a daily basis.

Newly opened in the Kimpton Monaco Hotel in Pittsburgh, The Commoner pays homage to the Steel City's industrial past, taking its name from William Pitt, First Earl of Chatham, for whom Pittsburgh is named and who was also known as "The Great Commoner."

Burger chain Johnny Rockets is built around two things: a classic all-American menu featuring burgers, shakes and fries; and an environment that helps create a memorable experience.

Villa Enterprises, a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, renamed the 30-year-old quick-serve restaurant South Philly Steaks & Fries to South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries, while also debuting a new prototype design.

UFood Grill rolled out images for its new prototype for a traditional in-line design that the fast-casual restaurant chain plans to make available to franchisees.

Adam Winig (left) and Daniel Scovill founded Arcsine, an architecture and interior design firm, in Oakland, Calif., in 2003.


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